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English definition of “another/the final nail in the coffin”

another/the final nail in the coffin

an event that causes the failure of something that had already started to fail : Each successive revelation of incompetence is another nail in the chairman's coffin . That report drove the final nail in the company's coffin .FailuresAccidents and disastersHigher and lower points of achievement
(Definition of another/the final nail in the coffin from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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